DJ Paul: "It's Like The '90s Are Back" In Hip Hop
Paul also describes the wide range of influences that inspired Three 6 Mafia music.
The City of new York, NY – DJ Paul admits that he feels like '90s Hip Hop is back with the recent wave of artists who have sampled the tracks from Three 6 Mafia discography.
During a recent interview with Mass Appeal, DJ Paul quoted a$AP Ferg, G-Eazy and Desiigner as some of the artists that are using Three 6's of music in 2017.
"People get really into it," DJ Paul says. "The fans [have] been at it for ever, but a lot of people that are just really discovering. Like, 'Holy shit, what is this?' As just hanging out, because it goes with what is happening right now. It's like the '90s are back. We have a bunch of kids – shout to the entire a$AP crew. A$AP Ferg new single 'Plain Jane' [is] fucking kill you right now. That is a remake of 'Slob on the Knob.' The new G-Eazy, he has a little feeling of 'Slob on the Knob' with a$AP Rocky and the Cardi B. Desiigner sampled "Tear da Club Up". I know some hot, hot rappers in the L. A. curls Jheri. Did you know that the curls Jheri is back? Curls Jheri [is] new. Hard! I'm like, 'damn!' I love it because I am of that age."
In another part of the interview, DJ Paul spoke on the wide range of influences that inspired Three 6 Mafia music.
"The entire East Coast, North East Coast – Public Enemy, LL Cool J, all those guys, [that's] where I got my sampling techniques of listening to all the guys," he said. "The bass and dance to the beats, the bounce and to everyone who came to Luke Skyywalker and 2 Live Crew, DJ Magic Mike and all those guys. The shit-talking came from Willie D, Geto Boys and N. W. a – just saying, whatever the fuck."
See the full interview below.